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Samantha Dols PHD.COMM

- Corporate International Masters, Georgetown University, The McDonough School of Business

- Corporate International Masters, Fundação Getulio Vargas, EBAPE Public Policy

- Corporate International Masters, ESADE Business & Law School

- Bachelor of Arts with Distinctive Honors, University of Victoria

Samantha is an entrepreneur and researcher interested in the intersection of creativity and social change. Her work explores the role of imagination in social cohesion, processes of expanding the civic imagination, and the ways in which initiatives centered on play, film, and writing can impact interpersonal and organizational communication. She founded and leads the World Lens Foundation, which connects students from around the world through visual storytelling to promote empathy and cross-cultural collaboration. She has worked and consulted for various international film festivals and organizations, including Sundance, Tribeca, Washington West, and the Open Society Foundation.